Mark Paz

Mark Paz

New York, NY, US


Double Leaf Facade

Design for a double leaf facade which incorporates a second skin of inflatable ETFE to control light, heat and sound.  Ventilation of the facade is achieved by breaking the space between leafs into clusters of zones creating a segmented system of zones which are unique to interior program functions.  The facade is operable through a series of simple pneumatic pistons which allow the facade to become airtight or ventilated.  

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Status: Unbuilt